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Our Community Calendar is a resource we offer to all qualified nonprofits. Community Calendar events are highlighted live, on-air throughout the day on KCPW. Featured events are chosen at random. You will also find all current Community Calendar events listed here at kcpw.org.

PLEASE NOTE: Our Community Calendar now also has a physical home. Following the criteria listed below, bring professional materials (no handwritten signs please) promoting your event to the KCPW studios at 210 East 400 South, Suite 10. We’ll happily hang them in our window for all Library Square traffic to see.

To submit an event to the Community Calendar, the event must meet the following criteria:

  • The event must take place in Utah.
  • The organization promoting the event  must be a qualified 501 (c) (3) charity or political subdivision.
  • The event cannot promote a religious organization or individual.

If your event meets these criteria, click “Post Your Event” below. Include your contact information in case we have any questions. Otherwise, your event may not get published.

KCPW would like to encourage you to make the most of your post by adding a featured image and links to your organization.  Utilize the provided field boxes (i.e. location, ticket information) to display information as accurately and quickly as possible.  Please do not submit duplicate postings for the same event.

Please submit requests at least 10-14 days before your event – event listings read  on-air are chosen at random, at least two weeks prior to the event.

If you are posting a class or workshop that requires registration, list just the first instance in the date and time, and include the details for subsequent classes in the description.

 

Apr
24
Tue
Art + Wellness | Mindfulness at the UMFA @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Apr 24 @ 3:00 pm
Art + Wellness | Mindfulness at the UMFA @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts  |  |  |

Join instructor Charlotte Bell and explore the reimagined galleries of the UMFA as we seek to find stillness within ourselves. Practice slow and mindful looking at artwork as well as traditional, guided meditation. This free meditation practice is perfect for beginners—everyone is welcome.

This is the final Mindfulness program for spring 2017.

Utah Museum of Fine Arts: Mindfulness Program @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Apr 24 @ 3:00 pm
Utah Museum of Fine Arts: Mindfulness Program @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts  | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Join instructor Charlotte Bell and explore the reimagined galleries of the UMFA as we seek to find stillness within ourselves. Practice slow and mindful looking at artwork as well as traditional, guided meditation. This free meditation practice is perfect for beginners—everyone is welcome.

This is the final Mindfulness program for spring 2017.

Apr
25
Wed
THE PITCH 2.0: HOW & WHO TO PITCH FOR RESULTS @ The Leonardo
Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
THE PITCH 2.0: HOW & WHO TO PITCH FOR RESULTS @ The Leonardo | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Womenpreneurs first ever live pitch competition features some of Utah’s finest female-led startups. This event has an exciting twist: the first half of the evening will feature a special coaching workshop open to any women looking to develop, refine or perfect their pitch. This is geared for women raising capital…it could also be working on your sales pitch to close more customers, or your pitch about yourself to land your dream job… Afterwards, our live pitch competition is welcome to all who support female-led businesses. Workshop at 5 PM. Pitch Competition at 7 PM. In partnership with the Leonardo After Hours & USTAR.

Apr
27
Fri
Scandi Spring Fest 2018 @ E.W. Garbett Center
Apr 27 – Apr 29 all-day
Scandi Spring Fest 2018 @ E.W. Garbett Center | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Learn fun Scandinavian dances, or take music classes on fiddle or hardanger fiddle, during Scandi Spring Fest April 27-29. Beginner-friendly dances will be taught Friday evening; Saturday evening dance party is open to all! Instructors will be Tom Sears, Leslie Foley and Vidar Skrede.

Apr
28
Sat
Mandala Glazed Tile Workshop @ Bad Dog Arts
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Mandala Glazed Tile Workshop @ Bad Dog Arts |  |  |

This Class is 3 separate days, Sat April 28th and Sat May 5th 9:30AM-12:30pm and Sat May 12th 9:30AM-10:30AM
In this class we will be exploring both the art of creating a mandala and the technique of glazing a tile. Both of these
art forms can be very relaxing and meditative.There will be two Saturdays in a row where April will be instructing and guiding students to learn the techniques on a small 6”x 6” tile then in the completion of the large mandala tile. In addition we will have open studio times available for students to work on their tiles at their own pace. The finished product will be a glazed, fired, and mounted 12”x12”tile that if taken care of, will last forever!

Artist Bio
April graduated with a BFA from SUNY Purchase in Purchase, NY in 2001. While her emphasis was in
sculpture she enjoys exploring all types of mediums both personally and in the classroom. Originally from
all over the east coast she landed in SLC in 2002. She began teaching kids at the Salt Lake Art Center
and later joined the Bad Dog family working both as a teacher and as the Programs Coordinator. She took
a little break to pursue her own artistic endeavors but has since returned to work with Bad Dog part time.
She loves to share her love of art with others and instill the idea that we are all creative beings and have
the capacity to make beautiful things.

May
2
Wed
Resumes & Cover Letters @ SLCC Community Writing Center
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Resumes & Cover Letters @ SLCC Community Writing Center |  |  |

2-part workshop
May 2 & 9 (W), 6-8 p.m.
Whether this is your first time writing a resume or you already have one that needs tweaking, this workshop can help. And what’s a resume without a cover letter that’ll make you stand out? Come learn the purpose, structure and tools to craft a well-organized resume and cover letter.

May
12
Sat
ACME Session | The Many Faces of Us @ Meadowlark Elementary Media Center
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
ACME Session | The Many Faces of Us @ Meadowlark Elementary Media Center  |  |  |

In fall 2019, Meadowlark Elementary students will start the school year in a brand new building. At this ACME Session, attendees will contribute to a larger artwork that will be installed in the new building. Meadowlark Arts Committee envisions a quilt to line the halls—with each square representing Meadowlark’s collective hopes and dreams. This session will engage Meadowlark families and the community at large in the creative process, providing the space and time for them to speak with educators and decision makers about their hopes and wishes for the students. Everyone is invited.

May
19
Sat
Fused Glass Coasters or Night Lights Workshop @ Bad Dog Arts
May 19 @ 1:00 pm
Fused Glass Coasters or Night Lights Workshop @ Bad Dog Arts |  |  |

Fused Glass Coasters
or Night Lights Workshop
Date: Saturday, May 19
$75 Includes all materials
Time: 1pm – 3pm
Instructor: Victoria Lyons

Come and learn the basics of fused glass. You will be mentored through the process to create a set of coasters or night lights to give as gifts, or keep them for your home. No previous experience is necessary. Come prepared to unwind and have fun! All materials and firing are included.

Artist Bio
Victoria Lyons received her BFA from the University of Utah where she studied printmaking, drawing, and painting.
Victoria, who belongs to the Ojibwa Tribe, has become well known for her mask making and draws artistic inspiration from the land, animals, and cultures from around the world. Victoria leads painting, sculpting and drawing classes for children, specializing in mask making, paper mache, sculpture, printmaking, mosaic, ceramic tile, and fused glass artwork. She emphasizes the life changing benefits of creating art and co-directs the Art Programs at Bad Dog Arts.

“Art Hike” Art Fitness Training @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
“Art Hike” Art Fitness Training @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art |  |  |

Lace up your hiking boots and join us on the Art Fitness trail as we explore the landscapes of Desire Lines.
This “Art Hike” will take place indoors in UMOCA’s Main Gallery.

With an emphasis on close observation and easy-to-grasp principles, each two-hour Art Fitness workshop is designed to give adult audiences the ability to muscle even the most difficult contemporary art. In three easy steps, you’ll learn to unlock your art understanding potential by seeing, instead of looking at, art. With your newfound confidence, you can flex your contemporary art muscles at museums and private collections throughout the city.

Space is limited. Please register: elly.baldwin@utahmoca.org or 801-328-4201 x124

Jun
2
Sat
Ceramic Wind Chimes Workshop @ Bad Dog Arts
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ceramic Wind Chimes Workshop @ Bad Dog Arts |  |  |

Date: Saturday, June 2 & 9
$75 Includes all materials
Time: 1pm – 3pm
Instructor: Vickie Morgan

Create your own ceramic chimes using clay, beads, paint and metal, just in time for the warmer summer weather. Class will meet day 1 to work with clay slab and texture pieces, day 2 to paint and assemble into fun and whimsical hand made chimes for your patio, deck or yard.

Artist Bio
Vickie Morgan graduated with a BFA from the University of Utah and a Master’s degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she studied art therapy and studio art. She is a practicing art therapist and arts educator. She has practice using a range of 2D and 3D materials in both settings. Vickie enjoys providing opportunities to people of all ages and walks of life to exercise their creativity.

Jun
4
Mon
Cabinet of Curiosities (Grades 2-4) @ Bad Dog Arts
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am
Cabinet of Curiosities (Grades 2-4) @ Bad Dog Arts | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Cabinet of Curiosities
June 4-8 • Grades 2-4 • 9am-4pm • $260
The curiosity cabinet was the original museum. They were small collections of extraordinary things. You would discover objects like dragon’s blood, unicorn horns, and two headed calves. In this camp we will build our own “cabinets” and have fun imagining and creating the oddities to be stored inside of them.

Jun
6
Wed
Open Studio for Adults: Sumi-e Ink Painting @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Studio for Adults: Sumi-e Ink Painting @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts  |  |  |

Explore the diverse styles of printmaking and painting in Chiura Obata: An American Modern. Then drop into the UMFA classroom to try your hand at sumi-e— a Japanese technique of black ink painting that emphasizes the beauty of each individual brushstroke.

Jun
11
Mon
To Infinity and Beyond (Grades 2-3) @ Bad Dog Arts
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am
To Infinity and Beyond (Grades 2-3) @ Bad Dog Arts | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

To Infinity and Beyond
June 11-15 • Grades 2-3 • 9am-4pm • $260
Get ready to launch off into space! We will build our own miniature spaceships and imagine what we will see on our journey to new planets and far away galaxies. Explore black holes and discover alien civilizations. Join us this week and we will take you on an artistic adventure out of this world!

Jun
21
Thu
Utah Arts Festival @ Library Square
Jun 21 @ 12:00 pm – Jun 24 @ 11:00 pm
Utah Arts Festival @ Library Square |  |  |

The Utah Arts Festival brings art to life at Library Square through awe-inspiring performances, artistic expression, and surprising discoveries at the state’s largest outdoor multi-disciplinary arts event June 21-24.

The Utah Arts Festival features 160+ visual artists and 100+ performing arts groups, drawing 80,000+ participants each June to celebrate artistic expression in the heart of Salt Lake City. The Festival includes seven performing venues of top world, national and local musicians and performers and program slates in literary arts, visual arts, kids activities, dance performances, musical commissions, street theater, art & technology, urban arts, film and culinary arts. During this four-day celebration of the arts, Festival patrons will discover the sky is not the limit—courtesy of BANDALOOP.

In its 42nd year, the Utah Arts Festival welcomes BANDALOOP, an internationally renowned dance company that awakens the human spirit and activates public spaces. In what they dub vertical dance, BANDALOOP seamlessly weaves dynamic physicality, intricate choreography, and the art of climbing—by utilizing the unique curving glass façade of the Downtown Library as their stage. BANDALOOP will perform each night during the 2018 Utah Arts Festival.

Jun
25
Mon
Fox in Socks (grades K-1) @ Bad Dog Arts
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am
Fox in Socks (grades K-1) @ Bad Dog Arts | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Fox in Socks
June 18-22 • Grades K-1 • 9am-4pm • $260
Oh the thinks you can think, oh the places you can go! Journey with us through the colorful, wacky world of Dr. Seuss and be inspired by the creatures, plants and places you find in his stories. Each day will feature a different book to spark creativity through a variety of art media and techniques.